Explain zero waste options and priorities in a specified industry

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Explain zero waste options and priorities in a specified industry
Level
4
Credits
12
Purpose
People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain zero waste options
and priorities in a specified industry.
Subfield
Resource Recovery
Domain
Zero Waste
Status
Registered
Status date
26 January 2007
Date version published
26 January 2007
Planned review date
31 December 2012
Entry information
Open.
Accreditation
Evaluation of documentation and visit by NZQA and
industry.
Standard setting body (SSB)
NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated)
(MITO)
Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference
0114
This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.
Special notes
1
References relevant to this unit standard include but are not limited to:
The New Zealand Waste Strategy: Towards zero waste and a sustainable New
Zealand 2002 Ministry for the Environment, available at http://www.mfe.govt.nz;
sustainable development documents published by the Ministry for the Environment
and available at http://www.mfe.govt.nz;
New Zealand Business Council for Sustainable Development information on product
development and stewardship available on the Supply Chain website pages at
http://www.nzbcsd.org.nz.
2
People awarded credit for this unit standard are able to demonstrate competence in
the context of one industry such as: construction, finance, tourism, education,
government, transport, energy, primary, or waste.
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Range
evidence is required from a range of enterprises within the selected industry.
Elements and performance criteria
Element 1
Explain zero waste options and priorities in a specified industry.
Performance criteria
1.1
The explanation establishes the industry’s overall commitment to zero waste
and supports this with examples derived from current research.
Range
1.2
The explanation identifies and describes options for communication within and
beyond the industry that inform people of zero waste principles and
communicate best practice for environmental management. The options are
illustrated with examples and/or case studies that acknowledge sources.
Range
1.3
evidence is required of at least one product and one process.
The explanation identifies and illustrates options for contractor management
that promote zero waste.
Range
1.6
life cycle – extraction of natural resources, design, manufacture,
assembly, marketing, distribution, sale and use, eventual disposal
as waste; evidence is required of at least one product.
The explanation identifies options for products and processes that encourage
innovation and/or new technologies.
Range
1.5
options include but are not limited to – industry organisations,
publications, Internet, conferences, legislation, updates, journals,
training, site visits, directives; evidence is required of at least six
options.
The explanation provides options for the life cycle of a product covering the
whole supply chain.
Range
1.4
examples – regions, industry sectors, business sizes, business
types.
includes but is not limited to – packaging reduction targets, terms
of trade agreements, certification; evidence is required of at least
five options.
The explanation identifies short term options, gives reasons for their transience,
and recommends potential long term solutions.
Range
evidence is required of three options.
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1.7
The explanation discusses the importance of commitment from industry
stakeholders and their ability to achieve zero waste targets.
Range
1.8
The explanation identifies systems that provide for continuous improvement and
describes how they can be applied within the selected industry.
Range
1.9
evidence is required of at least two systems.
The explanation identifies incentives and disincentives that regulate the
progress towards zero waste in the selected industry, and describes how they
interact.
Range
1.10
stakeholders – corporations, small businesses, shareholders,
governors, managers, employees, customers, suppliers,
contractors, marketing agents.
evidence is required of at least two incentives and two
disincentives including but not limited to – social, economic,
environmental.
The explanation establishes industry priorities for achieving zero waste in
accordance with The New Zealand Waste Strategy.
Range
evidence is required of six priorities that reflect current and
potential capacity to eliminate current quantities and types of
waste.
Please note
Providers must be accredited by the Qualifications Authority, or an inter-institutional body
with delegated authority for quality assurance, before they can report credits from
assessment against unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.
Industry Training Organisations must be accredited by the Qualifications Authority before
they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.
Accredited providers and Industry Training Organisations assessing against unit standards
must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.
Accreditation requirements and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this
standard are outlined in the Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP). The
AMAP also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations
wishing to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for
tutors and assessors, and special resource requirements.
Comments on this unit standard
Please contact the NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) (MITO)
[email protected] if you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit standard.
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